The Lacey Act

Implications for the forest products industry

was held on November 13th, 2009 at the Embassy Suites Portland Airport, Portland, OR, USA 8 AM - 4 PM Pacific Time

An archived version of this meeting is available for purchase. To purchase the archived webinar:

  • $50 for streaming video
  • $75 for presentations on DVD

Click here to purchase.

View a sample of the webinar

See the full schedule below.




Lacey Act Primer - Gary Lougee, USDA APHIS

Lacey Act Amendments of 2008: Enforcement Tools With Respect to Plants and Plant Products - Thomas W. Swegle, US Department of Justice

Building a Due Diligence Program - Greg Corbin, Stoel Rives LLP

The Lacey Act: Dealing With the Declaration Requirement - Greg McCue, Steptoe and Johnson

Molecular Genetic Markers and the Provenance of Wood - Erwin Schutfort, Professional Services Industries

The Lacey Act And The Role of Forest Certification - Neil Mendenhall, Scientific Certification Systems

An overview of the Lacey Act can be found in the Summer 2009 edition of the OWIC newsletter. View a video overview of The Lacey Act from the Earth Investigation Agency.

Sponsored by:

  • The Forest Products Society Willamette Valley Chapter
  • The Oregon Wood Innovation Center, Oregon State University
  • Forest Products Department, Mississippi State University

Questions? Contact Chris Knowles at chris.knowles@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-1438